Do you know who this jewelry theft suspect is?

Killeen Police need your assistance identifying a man who stole a ring from a local jewelry store in Killeen.

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Officers responded to a theft that had just occurred at the Pagel & Sons Jewelers located at 2102 S. W. S. Young Drive on Friday, October 31, 2014, at 12:42pm.  As they were enroute to the business they were told that a light skinned black male wearing a black shirt, white pants and carrying a white plastic bag was last seen running west away from the store.  The officers searched the area and at one point observed a male fitting the description of the suspect in a 2100 block of Manor Dr.  The suspect saw the officers and was able to flee before they could take him into custody.  The suspect jumped a privacy fence near the apartments in the 1600 block of Grandon Dr. and was able to elude his capture.

The employees inside the store advised the suspect entered the store and was talking on his cell phone while he was walking around the store.  The employees advised the suspect started looking at the wedding rings and asked to see one set then another.  At that point the suspect grabbed the ring and ran out the door.  The manager gave chase and the employees called 911.
The cost of the ring was valued at more than $5,000.

Do you have information on this crime? Bell County Crime Stoppers will pay cash for information that leads to the arrest of person(s) responsible for this crime.

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